Minor/Certificate in Athletic Coaching
This sequence of courses is for students who are interested in coaching and/or pursuing a career in coaching. It provides the knowledge and skill base required for coaching club, school, and community athletic teams.
All coursework used to satisfy the requirements of the minor must be completed with a minimum grade point average of 2.0.
Athletic Coaching, Minor/Certificate — 24–25 units
Core (19–20 units)
|BIOL 220||Principles of Human Anatomy||4|
|or BIOL 328||Human Anatomy|
|KIN 294||CPR (KIN 295 optional)||1|
|KIN 331||Peak Performance||3|
|KIN 355||Science, Sport, and Fitness||3|
|KIN 486||Motor Learning (KIN 250 prerequisite not required if non-kinesiology major)||3|
|KIN 504||Sport and Exercise Psychology (KIN 250 prerequisite not required if non-kinesiology major)||3|
Electives (4 units)
Select two courses from the following:1 (Previous competitive experience in the sport or consent of instructor is required.)
|KIN 305||Instructional Analysis: Track, Field and Gymnastics Floor Activities||2|
|KIN 307||Instructional Analysis: Basketball and Volleyball||2|
|KIN 308||Instructional Analysis: Fitness Activities||2|
|KIN 309||Instructional Analysis: Soccer and Softball||2|
|KIN 620||Advanced Practicum in Kinesiology||2|
|KIN 621||Advanced Practicum in Kinesiology||2|
|KIN 570||Directed Coaching Experience||1|
A one-season coaching experience in youth athletics, recreation leagues, interscholastic, or intercollegiate athletics in a sport in which a coaching course is selected.
Community college courses in coaching are accepted as substitutes.